Bard College

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First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Measuring a meat eater's carbon footprint

Livestock accounts for about 20 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found the most effective way to reduce the environmental impacts of ours diet is to minimize ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Worst Food for our Planet?

A new study by American and Israeli researchers has determined the environmental cost of producing beef, dairy, poultry, pork and eggs. Their findings reveal the high price the planet pays per calorie or gram of protein of each of these meat products. ... [Published Care2 - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Cattle, Protein, Environment
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Weekend Staff Picks: Blogologues, Euryanthe & Swing

Here are some of the events our colleagues are checking out around town this weekend.JENNIFER VANASCO, theater critic and news editor:  Watch out! One of your political rants can be turned into comedy. Jennifer found a troupe that is turning online writing ... [Published WNYC - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

What's new on the business scene for July 25

webkey what's new (Photo: Chris Cusumano/Poughkeepsie Journal)APPOINTMENTSSloop Clearwater names development director — Matt Soper, New Paltz, has joined Hudson River Sloop Clearwater as director of development. He will be responsible for creating strategies ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: Bashing beef

An activist researcher claims that pork, poultry and eggs are five times as eco-friendly as beef. Why? For the very reason that animal rights attack producers: Confinement production.If one could paraphrase the meme that eco- and veggie activists have ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Course Access Opens New Horizons for Students

When Elaine Nielson was in sixth grade, her teacher noticed that she and a few of the other students in her class were up for a challenge and decided to start teaching them Algebra. The following year at her local junior high, Elaine found Algebra I to ... [Published Education Next - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists find beef production harmful to the environment

Production of beef is nearly ten times more damaging to the environment than any other form of meat production, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.American scientists measured the environment inputs ... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Beef Production Far Worse for the Environment than other Animal Products

It’s often been said that too much red meat can be bad for the human body. It turns out that beef can also be unhealthy for the planet.A new study conducted by U.S. and Israeli researchers and published in a leading scientific journal says cattle production ... [Published AllGov - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Environment, FAR, Cattle
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Beef production less sustainable than poultry, dairy, eggs or pork

Researchers estimate that livestock-based food production causes about one-fifth of all global greenhouse gas emissions and beef, in particular, requires 28 times more land, six times more fertiliser and 11 times more water, while giving out five times ... [Published EFeedLink - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Most Environmentally Harmful Thing You Eat

Believe it or not, choosing between a burger and a chicken sandwich can affect more than just your waistline.A new study led by scientists at Bard College in New York shows that going for beef has 10 times the environmental impact of eating any other ... [Published Environmental Working Group - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 9 reports

Study claims beef worse for environment than pork, poultry

A new study on the environmental impact of livestock production in the United States conducted by researchers in physics, plant sciences, and forestry and environmental sciences at Bard College in New York, Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Giving up beef can do more to save the planet than giving up cars

If you’re not going to give up all of the meat, scientists say, you at the very least should consider cutting down on your beef consumption.Researchers at Bard College, the Weizmann Institute of Science and Yale University calculated the environmental ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]

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"We weren't really sure what we would find or what kind of shape he would be in if we did find him... I don't think any of us expected to find him" Lesh said
...is something Naomi suggests for the BardBard Summerscape series which is featuring the opera Euryanthe by Carl Maria von Weber this weekend. "You hear the overture to this all the time on QXR, but this opera hasn't been performed in this country in over a century" said Naomi. "It's a really rare opportunity to hear it."
"We have a sharp view of the comparative impact that beef, pork, poultry, dairy and eggs have in terms of land and water use, reactive nitrogen discharge, and greenhouse gas emissions" professor Gidon Eshel, from New York's Bard College, told the BBC
In the words of the curator, "the intention of this work is to create a large visual set of circumstances that is at the same time an essay and a series of suggested 'facts', that brings together images of our time and which, moving on from there, envisages the way they can be overcome formally and creates others that have never been seen before"

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Among meats, beef has a beefy environmental foo... [Published ArsTechnica - 8 hours ago]
Israeli attacks designed to “terrorize” Gaza po... [Published Electronic Intifada - Jul 29 2014]
Statement: Legal experts and human rights defen... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
Drone Locates Missing 82 Year-Old Man in 20 Min... [Published CNS News - Jul 28 2014]
Measuring a meat eater's carbon footprint [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 28 2014]
The Worst Food for our Planet? [Published Care2 - Jul 27 2014]
Weekend Staff Picks: Blogologues, Euryanthe & S... [Published WNYC - Jul 26 2014]
“Blood on American Hands”: Richard Falk on Pale... [Published ZNet - Jul 25 2014]
Beyond Modern and Traditional [Published East Hampton Star - Jul 25 2014]
State champion black walnut tree flattened in R... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Jul 25 2014]
What's new on the business scene for July 25 [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Commentary: Bashing beef [Published CattleNetwork.com - Jul 24 2014]
Course Access Opens New Horizons for Students [Published Education Next - Jul 24 2014]
Scientists find beef production harmful to the ... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 24 2014]
Chus Martínez is to curate the Catalan contribu... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
How Do We Fix the Ivy League? [Published American Conservative - Jul 24 2014]
Officials Search for 3 Days; Drone Finds Missin... [Published Mashable - Jul 23 2014]
Beef Production Far Worse for the Environment t... [Published AllGov - Jul 23 2014]
Beef production less sustainable than poultry, ... [Published EFeedLink - Jul 23 2014]
The Most Environmentally Harmful Thing You Eat [Published Environmental Working Group - Jul 23 2014]
Documentary about Catskills set for Rosendale s... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Ryan Rice to Chair OCADU Indigenous Program [Published Canadian Art - Jul 22 2014]
Study claims beef worse for environment than po... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Jul 22 2014]
Giving up beef can do more to save the planet t... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
Raising Beef Uses 28 Times More Land Than Other... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Studies Sound Red Alert On Beef’s Global Warmin... [Published Think Progress - Jul 22 2014]
Climate scientists have a beef with beef [Published McClatchy DC - Jul 22 2014]
Beef is 10 times more damaging to the environme... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]
Soaring Meat Consumption Bigger Problem Than Th... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 22 2014]
Climate scientists have a beef with beef [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 22 2014]
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Statement: Legal experts and human rights defen... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
Palestinians walk past the rubble of houses destroyed by Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (Photo: Lefteris Pitarakis, AP) The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian ...
Studies Sound Red Alert On Beef’s Global Warmin... [Published Think Progress - Jul 22 2014]
CREDIT: flickr/ Nina Matthews The best way to cut your food-related carbon footprint is probably not to eat any meat, but if you’re not willing to go that far a new study breaks down the greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) of different types of meat ...
Joseph Luzzi: Speaking to my father in a dead I... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 19 2014]
The 18th-century Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico believed that as a civilization progressed, it lost touch with its creative origins. An ancient warrior would never declare “I’m angry”; he would wax metaphorical with “my blood boils.” The Roman ...
Quashing Jewish Dissent on Israel [Published Informed Comment - Jul 15 2014]
By Shalom Goldman A New Yorker cartoon of a few years back shows Moses and the Israelites crossing the Red Sea. Looking at Moses, one Israelite says to the other, “Well, he’s alright, but I wish he were a little more pro-Israel.” The leadership of ...
Guest Post: Are The 12 Regional Banks Of The Fe... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 13 2014]
Submitted by Lars Schall or LarsSchall.com , Related to a book that I’m writing in German, I was asking myself whether the 12 regional Federal Reserve banks are privately owned. The US Supreme Court, I found out, said this on January 3, 1928 in ...
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Top U.S. And European Economic Leaders To Discu... [Published Financial Services - Mar 27 2014]
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